Improving system performance on the IBM Workpad z50

CESD-H-0042

Applies To:

  • Handheld PC Professional

Overview:

This article outlines user steps designed to improve performance on the IBM Workpad z50.


More Info:

A number of registry modifications can be made to improve performance on the IBM Workpad z50. Not all registry modifications will produce a performance improvement for all users.

WARNING: If you use a Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to hard reset your Handheld PC back to its factory installed configuration. Edit your Windows CE registry at your own risk.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Drivers\Display\ITE8181]
"2DEnable"=dword:00000001 - Enable 2D acceleration
"16DBus"=dword:00000001 - Believed to set the data bus speed to 16-bit, improves performance however causes display artifacting during CPU load

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\GDI\GlyphCache]
"Limit"=dword:00002710 - Only recommended on systems with the 32MB RAM upgrade

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\GWE]
"Animate"=dword:00000000 - Disables window animation

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Apps\PocketIE]
"Use16bppDIBs"=dword:00000001 - Allows Pocket Internet Explorer 3.0 to render high colour images